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Lower Dinosaur Rock

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Lower Dinosaur Rock - N. Face 
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Lower Dinosaur Rock  


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Elevation: 6,400'
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Submitted By: C Miller on Sep 11, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: Lower Dinosaur Rock - Center Left Topo

Description 

Lower Dinosaur Rock, the larger of the two formations, is split by numerous cracks of varying widths and also has a number of bolted sport routes. Highlights include Wooly Mammoth (5.7), Balding in Peru (5.8), Sprockets (5.10c), Earth Daze (5.10c), Cinder (5.11a), Extinction (5.11b) and Savage Puppy (5.11c).

The rock here is extremely sharp, even by Keller Peak standards, so taping up (for the crack climbs) is highly recommended.

Getting There 

Lower Dinosaur Rock is easily approached via a good trail which starts from the edge of Campsite 2. Plan on about 5-10 minutes for the approach.


Climbing Season



Weather station 4.6 miles from here

9 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',3],['5.11',3],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Lower Dinosaur Rock
Moving passed the crux up to the anchors on Sprockets, 5.10c

Sprockets 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  CA : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Lower Dinosaur Rock - N. Fa...
This is the left most bolted route on the North face.Scramble up to the large ledge to start. Move of the ledge to clip the first bolt. After clipping the bolt make a tricky sequence of moves to reach up right to the good slanting ledge. Mantle onto the ledge and move directly up.Move easily up to the 3rd bolt where the second crux starts.After clipping the the 4th bolt make technical balance moves up to a far off flake on the right. From the flake continue with interest to the anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Lower Dinosaur Rock - Right Topo
BETA PHOTO: Lower Dinosaur Rock - Right Topo
Lower Dinosaur Rock, Keller Peak.  <br />
Lower Dinosaur Rock, Keller Peak.
Lower Dinosaur Rock - Left Topo
BETA PHOTO: Lower Dinosaur Rock - Left Topo
Lower Dinosaur Rock - Center Right Topo
BETA PHOTO: Lower Dinosaur Rock - Center Right Topo
Lower Dinosaur Rock - Cinder and Extinction Topo
BETA PHOTO: Lower Dinosaur Rock - Cinder and Extinction Topo

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